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Healthy Active Learning Advisors  – Whanganui, Rangitikei, and Ruapehu

Sport Whanganui are looking for three Healthy Active Learning Advisors to work in specific schools in the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Ruapehu Districts to play a critical role in the implementation of Healthy Active Learning, a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education.  

The Healthy Active Learning Advisors ideally will need to be based in the Ruapehu, Rangitikei or Whanganui District, be trained teachers or have experience in the education sector with extensive knowledge of the NZ curriculum, have a growth mindset, a passion for physical activity, display social/emotional intelligence, embrace inclusivity and diversity and be able to have courageous conversations to achieve desired results. 

The closing date for applications is 15th September 2021 at 5pm.

 

What is Healthy Active Learning? 

Healthy Active Learning is a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education to improve the wellbeing of children and young people through healthy eating, drinking and quality physical activity.  

The initiative is part of the Government’s Child, Youth and Wellbeing Strategy and has three components: 

  1. New Health and Physical Education and Hauora (HPE) curriculum resources (Ministry of Education).
  2. Toolkits and a health promotion workforce to support adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies (Ministry of Health).
  3.  A physical activity workforce (Sport NZ). 

 

Regional Sports Trusts will partner with Sport New Zealand to employ the physical activity workforce that will work with approximately 800 primary and intermediate schools and kura. 

The physical activity workforce will target tamariki (5-11 year olds), with the following expected outcomes: 

  • Tamariki are supported to make positive and informed choices about food, nutrition, and physical activity. 
  • Tamariki are supported to develop critical perspectives about food, nutrition, and physical activity. 
  • Tamariki are actively and positively engaged in learning. 
  • School and kura cultures, environments and processes value and prioritise quality physical activity and nutrition that meets students’ needs. 
  • Schools, kura and communities provide access to healthy food and quality physical activity.  

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Healthy Active Learning Advisor – Rangitikei 

Sport Whanganui are looking for a Healthy Active Learning Advisor to work with schools in the Rangitikei area to play a critical role in the implementation of Healthy Active Learning, a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. 

As the Healthy Active Learning Advisor, you will support school leaders and teachers in the Rangitikei District to better plan and implement the health and physical education curriculum (HPE), identify, and develop opportunities for quality play, sport, and physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies. This includes developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with schools, and community health and physical activity providers to ensure a connected and coordinated approach to health and well-being outcomes for our tamariki. 

The Healthy Active Learning Advisors will work with schools in the Rangitikei District, be trained teachers or have experience in the education sector with extensive knowledge of the NZ curriculum, have a growth mindset, a passion for physical activity, display social/emotional intelligence, embrace inclusivity and diversity and be able to have courageous conversations to achieve desired results. 

HAL Advisors JD

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form to: 

Tania King
tania@sportwhanganui.co.nz
(021) 2462400 

If you have any further questions about this role then you can also discuss the details with Tania.

 

 

Healthy Active Learning Advisor – Ruapehu

Sport Whanganui are looking for a Healthy Active Learning Advisor to be based in the Ruapehu area to play a critical role in the implementation of Healthy Active Learning, a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. 

As the Healthy Active Learning Advisor, you will support school leaders and teachers in the Ruapehu District to better plan and implement the health and physical education curriculum (HPE), identify, and develop opportunities for quality play, sport, and physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies. This includes developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with schools, and community health and physical activity providers to ensure a connected and coordinated approach to health and well-being outcomes for our tamariki. 

The Healthy Active Learning Advisors will need to be based in the Ruapehu District, be trained teachers or have experience in the education sector with extensive knowledge of the NZ curriculum, have a growth mindset, a passion for physical activity, display social/emotional intelligence, embrace inclusivity and diversity and be able to have courageous conversations to achieve desired results. 

HAL Advisors JD

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form to: 

Tania King
tania@sportwhanganui.co.nz
(021) 2462400 

If you have any further questions about this role then you can also discuss the details with Tania. 

 

 

Healthy Active Learning Advisor – Whanganui 

Sport Whanganui are looking for a Healthy Active Learning Advisor to be based in the Whanganui area to play a critical role in the implementation of Healthy Active Learning, a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. 

As the Healthy Active Learning Advisor, you will support school leaders and teachers in the Whanganui District to better plan and implement the health and physical education curriculum (HPE), identify, and develop opportunities for quality play, sport, and physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies. This includes developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with schools, and community health and physical activity providers to ensure a connected and coordinated approach to health and well-being outcomes for our tamariki. 

The Healthy Active Learning Advisors will need to be based in the Whanganui District, be trained teachers or have experience in the education sector with extensive knowledge of the NZ curriculum, have a growth mindset, a passion for physical activity, display social/emotional intelligence, embrace inclusivity and diversity and be able to have courageous conversations to achieve desired results. 

HAL Advisors JD

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Please send your CV, cover letter and application form to: 

Tania King
tania@sportwhanganui.co.nz
(021) 2462400 

If you have any further questions about this role then you can also discuss the details with Tania. 

 

Job Purpose 

We are looking for a team of Healthy Active Learning Advisors who are trained teachers or have experience in the education sector with extensive knowledge of the NZ curriculum, to play a critical role in the implementation of Healthy Active Learning.  

These roles will work with Boards of Trustees, principals, senior leaders, and teachers of primary and intermediate schools and kura to provide advice and customised support. This will enable schools to strategise, plan and develop systems that contribute to the development of an active and healthy school culture.  

The Healthy Active Learning Advisors will support school leaders and teachers to better plan and implement the Health and Physical Education and Hauora curriculum (HPE), identify, and develop opportunities for quality physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies.  

Developing and maintaining strong meaningful relationships with schools and kura principals, senior leaders and teachers is a critical component of this role. 

 

 

 

 

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